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Gov’t to Ease Restrictions on In-person Church Services

Gov’t to Ease Restrictions on In-person Church Services

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The government and the religious community have agreed to ease restrictions on in-person services of large churches starting this weekend, in line with a nationwide lowering of social distancing guidelines over COVID-19, officials said Friday. All in-person religious events and chapel services in Seoul and its surrounding areas have [...]

S. Korea OKs Remote Access to Networks by Employees of Financial Firms

S. Korea OKs Remote Access to Networks by Employees of Financial Firms

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s financial watchdog said Thursday that it will allow employees of financial companies to remotely access internal networks, paving the way for a work-at-home system amid the coronavirus pandemic. The move came seven months after the Financial Supervisory Services (FSS) granted remote access to networks by essential financial [...]

Seoul City Rolls Out Antivirus Rules for Internet Cafes

Seoul City Rolls Out Antivirus Rules for Internet Cafes

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government on Wednesday unveiled detailed guidelines for internet cafes that recently resumed business after the government eased tightened social distancing in greater Seoul. Under the guidelines, internet cafes are allowed to sell water and non-alcoholic beverages. Employees are also allowed to have food inside the internet [...]

S. Korea to Ease Biz Restrictions on Eateries, Coffee Franchises in Greater Seoul

S. Korea to Ease Biz Restrictions on Eateries, Coffee Franchises in Greater Seoul

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will relax business restrictions on eateries, franchise coffee chains and other facilities in the wider Seoul area, as the country decided Sunday to ease tougher anti-virus curbs in the region for the next two weeks. The country decided not to extend the so-called Level 2.5 social distancing [...]